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Review of Bosch Tronic 3000 T Electric Water Heater

Bosch Tronic 3000 T Electric Water Heater

Do you enjoy hot showers but dislike having to wait for the cold water to heat up? If so, the Bosch Tronic 3000T 2.5 gallon heater might be for you. This heater ensures instant hot water delivery! One of the best models by Bosch, it is built to supply hot water in homes where using long pipes from a central heating system is not economical. It is highly compact ensuring it can be used in pool houses, cottages or even apartments. Its compactness also ensures it can be used to supplement other heating systems. Bosch Tronic 3000T is also very easy to use. It only requires a 120 volt outlet and 12.5 amperes of electric current to operate.

Pros

  • Small and compact — It is assembled as a small device to easily be installed under sinks and to complement home sink designs. This also ensures the product is easy to install.
  •  Has a 2.5 gallon mini tank. — The tank ensures hot water is always available whenever you open the sink.
  • Highly durable — It is built to resist impact and to remain sturdy even after long periods of use. It also comes with great insulation that further boosts longevity.
  • Provides instant heat — Hot water delivery only takes a few seconds.
  • Easy to install — this heater can be plugged almost anywhere and work provided the electric requirements are met.
  •  Sleek and attractive — the heating units can easily blend with a home’s décor due to their external elegant make up.
  • Energy efficient — boasts 98% energy efficiency.
  • Temperature control — Users can easily adjust water temperatures to their desired levels.

Cons

  •  It is unclear whether the heater has any mechanism to eradicate mineral accumulation- and if it does –the effectiveness of those mechanisms is unclear. Some users have reported a massive build up of minerals which negatively affected their heater’s lifespan.
  • The pressure relief valve might not always be firm and can cause leakages.

Robot Vacuums Shape and Charging and auto-return, Battery Power

Not many people know that the cleaning robot’s size and shape effects it’s sweeping abilities. Read on to learn how:

Round robots Round robots

This is the most common design made popular by the industry-leading iRobot. While its Roomba may not have been the first to enter the market, it’s the most commercially viable automatic vacuum which is why other companies entering the market copied its design scheme.

Round robots easily get around areas and with bumper sensors can avoid hard impacts to furniture. They are however limited in their ability to traverse corners and walls and without side whiskers, it may have been impossible for these round shape units to get into walls and corners. (More round robots on robotvacuumarea)

Squared robots Squared robots

While squared devices are not common, they are very effective cleaners. An example is the Neato Botvac Robotics which easily gets into corners and close to walls. Their sides whiskers ensure it reaches within millimeters of baseboards, and reach into corners like no other machine can. The only drawback with this design is that there’s a high possibility of it getting stuck in between chair legs.

Charging and auto-return

The ability of a cleaning robot returning to its base on its own is now a standard feature for all models. The machine locates its base using a radio frequency signal and then guides itself to the base once its battery starts to lose power.

The percentage of battery power that triggers this function varies between devices but is usually between 5-15%. Its better if the base is located in some unobstructed place and should not be influenced by other radio signals which may interfere with its locating the base.

Even the range of it locating its base varies with models some have only a 5-foot radius outside the base while others can locate their base at much wider areas. The higher-end models have features which help them locate the base from wherever they are.

The bots typically slow down to the base and onto the charger. Most robotic vacuums are programmed to complete their assigned task once they get charged and will continue with the charge-clean-charge process till they complete the task.

Battery power 

The cleaning robot’s battery power is very important as it defines how much power your robotic vacuum consumes. They are generally power-hungry and average between 1 hour to 1 ½ hour per charge.

This may seem a long time for a traditional carpet sweeper but that’s how long an automated sweeper works on a charge as it’s much slower than traditional devices. Moreover many robot vacs have limited suction power and thus does not use its battery too quickly.

The best robot vacuums have 2 hours of battery life and models which offer longer battery life usually sacrifice its cleaning power to achieve this. However many buyers are not willing to sacrifice here as stronger suction is needed to remove dust from carpets, floors and rugs. (Full Review)

How to Clean a Carpet?

Your carpet which once was magnificent, is now all tarnished! your pets have taken up residence on the carpet of the living room and the many passages in shoes have been right the bright colors of your carpet.

You are now wondering how to effectively clean your carpet and regain its original look, without damaging it?

If you are in this situation and you have no steam cleaner or any other device, all is not lost! You will be able to remedy this by following the few tips below, which will help you restore your carpet and all its splendor.

First step: Remove the dust

This indispensable first step is to be carried out with a vacuum cleaner equipped with a brush tip. In addition to dust, you will also be able to eliminate any parasites such as moths or, which nest in the fibers of the carpet or below.

Dry cleaning

Dry cleaning is especially important for carpets of some value.

To clean the whole carpet: Soup the whole carpet with soil of springs, natural clay with strong staining. Allow the powder to work overnight and then vacuum the next day.

For the treatment of a partial stain: If your carpet has just been stained (by wine for example), you must immediately:

Blot the stain with absorbent paper
Then sprinkle with earth from the springs of the periphery of the stain towards its center, so as to prevent the stain from spreading. Do not rub, allow the powder to act on the spot for a few hours at least.
Vacuum the next morning, using the vacuum cleaner brush nozzle.

You can also use sodium bicarbonate for a general or partial cleaning of your carpet, in the same way as the above steps. Sodium bicarbonate will also remove the bad odors from your carpet. After suction after one night and if localized spots persist, you can mix a small cup of hot water with 2 large spoons of baking soda then soak a sponge with this mixture and rub lightly on the stain for a few minutes, Always from the periphery towards the inside of the spot (to prevent it from spreading).

Little grandmother’s tip: sprinkle the tea leaves (after being used but still wet) and then suck the next morning. The result is guaranteed to eliminate stubborn odors.

Other tips to remember

In the first instance, we advise you to start with a dry cleaning for your carpet.
Well read the instructions of the products used for cleaning!
Before cleaning a carpet with a liquid product, always make a test in a corner to see if the colors are stable (the carpets sold in the West have the colors less fixed than those of the real oriental carpets).
When treating a localized spot, begin by spraying from the perimeter to the center, to avoid the stain spreading, or privilege a complete cleaning of the carpet to avoid this kind of inconvenience!
Do not wash your carpet at large water because it will have a hard time drying afterwards.
If you are using a steam cleaner, try washing your carpet only with water vapor (no cleaning solution) by wiping dirt from the carpet with a clean cloth. It’s more green and less aggressive for the fibers of your carpet 😉!